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January 15, 2024

A World Without Dark Skies How Light Pollution Is Impacting Humans and Ecosystems What You Can Do

photo@Alan Sheiness

Join Misha Semenov-Leiva, local architect and a member of the Connecticut River Gateway Commission, and Alan Sheiness, of the Lyme Land Trust, for a presentation to learn about light pollution in the Connecticut River Valley.

The presentation will be held on Wednesday, January 24, at 7:00 pm at the Hadlyme Public Hall, 63 Ferry Rd, Lyme. Registration appreciated: education@lymelandtrust.org

Find out about the effects of an artificially brightened night sky, including the effects on natural cycles in aquatic and terrestrial life. Alan will talk about his love of astronomy and the wonder of the dark night sky unaffected by artificial light. Misha will open our eyes to the many ways light pollution affects the flora, fauna, and our health; and present simple site lighting design changes that can thwart impact while promoting safety.

Note about Directions: The Hadlyme Public Hall, 63 Ferry Rd, Lyme,  is at the intersection of Ferry Road (Rte 148), Day Hill Road, and Joshuatown Road about 1/2 mile east of the Hadlyme Country Store. Make sure that your GPS sends you to Ferry Road in Lyme, not Old Lyme.
Co-sponsored by the Hadlyme Public Hall.

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